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Fine & Mellow: 1935-1941
Billie Holiday
Fine & Mellow: 1935-1941
Genres: Blues, Jazz, Pop, Broadway & Vocalists
  •  Track Listings (24) - Disc #1


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All Artists: Billie Holiday
Title: Fine & Mellow: 1935-1941
Members Wishing: 1
Total Copies: 0
Label: Indigo UK
Original Release Date: 1/1/1995
Re-Release Date: 9/15/1995
Album Type: Import
Genres: Blues, Jazz, Pop, Broadway & Vocalists
Styles: Vocal Blues, Traditional Blues, Swing Jazz, Traditional Jazz & Ragtime, Vocal Jazz, Oldies, Vocal Pop, Traditional Vocal Pop
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaCD Credits: 1
UPC: 766126403421

CD Reviews

A great, relatively cheap prewar Holiday set
Marc Dolan | Brooklyn, NY USA | 01/09/2001
(4 out of 5 stars)

"This set is probably the best one-CD overview of Billie's work in the 1930s and 1940s, a slight improvement over the Columbia Greatest Hits collection. It includes Strange Fruit, God Bless the Child, and most of the other predictable favorites. It also gives you a good spectrum of her sound with Teddy Wilson and Lester Young, her primary collaborators in this period. And unlike most of the postwar (especially Verve) collections, her voice is still pretty good on these early records, so that you can listen for tone as well as phrasing."